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Easter Seals open Worcester assistive technology center

The Easter Seals opened an assistive technology center in Worcester last week to help people with disabilities explore and test technology to increase independence.

Amazon should come to Worcester

Setti Warren |

It is important to ask the right questions when it comes to Amazon and the opportunity to become the host for its proposed second headquarters, dubbed HQ2.

CDCs create stronger cities

YVETTE DYSON |

The City of Worcester contends with blighted buildings in our inner city neighborhoods fallen to foreclosure.

Blackstone Valley receives $456K grant for voke/tech

Zachary Comeau |

The Blackstone Valley Chamber of Commerce received a $456,320 Skills Capital Grant from the state to implement vocational and technical training programs.

Addiction treatment to be added to social work education in Mass.

State House News Service |

Students at the nine social work schools in Massachusetts will learn about preventing and treating substance misuse.

Pay gap creating crisis in human services sector, agencies say

State House News Service |

After the signing of a law calling for equal pay across gender lines, human services agencies are asking legislators for help closing a different sort of pay gap.

Greater Worcester Community Foundation reaches $10M mark in scholarships

Zachary Comeau |

The Greater Worcester Community Foundation has given out $10 million in scholarships to Worcester County students in the 40 years since its inception.

Solidify DACA in law

JAMES VANDER HOOVEN |

Before President Donald Trump announced he would phase out Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), I, along with the other presidents of all of Massachusetts' Community Colleges, spoke out in...

Worcester submitting solo bid for Amazon

Zachary Comeau |

Worcester is punching its own lottery ticket in hopes the city can land online retail giant Amazon.

MCPHS launches PA doctoral program

Emily Micucci |

The Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has launched a Doctor of Science program in Physician Assistant Studies.

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